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Kremlin Rebuffs U.S. Call to Release Ukraine Naval Crews

Kremlin Rebuffs U.S. Call to Release Ukraine Naval Crews

FSB / TASS The Kremlin on Friday rebuffed a U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships and sailors, saying it could not take precedence over Russia’s justice system, but added that Moscow remained interested in a top-level meeting with the United States. Washington said on Thursday that a meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin […]

Swedish Prime Minister Löfven loses confidence vote Far-right Sweden Democrats back opposition Alliance in confidence motion.

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Swedish Prime Minister Löfven loses confidence vote Far-right Sweden Democrats back opposition Alliance in confidence motion.

Swedish Prime Minister and Social Democratic Party leader Stefan Lofven | Henrik Montgomery/AFP via Getty Images   Sweden’s prime minister, Stefan Löfven, lost a confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday after the far-right Sweden Democrats backed the center-right Alliance’s bid to oust the Social Democrats. Löfven’s defeat in the vote, in which 204 MPs voted against him versus […]

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Defying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war Senators also pass resolution saying that Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Defying Trump, US Senate votes to end US support for Yemen war Senators also pass resolution saying that Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Senator Bob Corker speaks to reporters before a series of votes on legislation ending US military support for the war in Yemen [Joshua Roberts/Reuters] Washington, DC – The US Senate voted on Thursday to approve a resolution calling for an end to United States involvement in the Saudi-UAE-led military campaign in Yemen, setting the stage for a potential showdown […]

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Foreign Policy: ‘Saudi Arabia declares war on Muslim congresswomen’

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Foreign Policy: ‘Saudi Arabia declares war on Muslim congresswomen’

Rashida Tlaib (R) and Ilhan Omar (L) became the first Middle Eastern women to be elected to Congress during the US mid-terms on 6 November, 2018 [Facebook] The American magazine Foreign Policy reported that since the beginning of the mid-term elections in the United States, conservative media outlets have fiercely targeted Somali-American congresswoman Ilhan Omar, who wears hijab, in […]

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[INTERVIEW] NGOs ‘better at solving some of North Korea’s intractable problems’

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[INTERVIEW] NGOs ‘better at solving some of North Korea’s intractable problems’

Dr. Stephen Linton, the founder and chief of the Eugene Bell Foundation, tells tuberculosis (TB) patients how to collect sputum samples, during the organization’s three-week visit to North Korea from Oct. 16 to Nov. 6. Courtesy of the Eugene Bell Foundation It is time for the two Koreas to permit private sector exchanges so personal […]

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9 dead, 47 injured in high-speed train accident in Turkish capital Ankara

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9 dead, 47 injured in high-speed train accident in Turkish capital Ankara

DHA Photo A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing nine people and injuring 47 others, including three in critical condition, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan said. The train was en route from Ankara to the central […]

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Trump: People will ‘revolt’ if he’s impeached

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Trump: People will ‘revolt’ if he’s impeached

Mark Wilson/Getty Images   President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that there would be chaos across the country if he were impeached. “I’m not concerned, no,” the president told Reuters reporters about his potential impeachment during an interview in the Oval Office. “I think that the people would revolt if that happened.” Trump brushed aside […]

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LATEST: France hunts gunman after Strasbourg market attack kills three

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LATEST: France hunts gunman after Strasbourg market attack kills three

Photo: AFP Hundreds of security forces were Wednesday deployed in the hunt for a lone gunman who killed three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in Strasbourg. LATEST INFO: Death toll revised back up to three from two, plus 13 injured Shooter still at large, over 600 officers and soldiers […]

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A suspect ran in through gates and made it a few metres into the Parliamentary estate before he was stopped and Tasered to the ground shortly before midday today. He shouted ‘coming for you politicians’ before he was put in a police van and driven away,

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A suspect ran in through gates and made it a few metres into the Parliamentary estate before he was stopped and Tasered to the ground shortly before midday today. He shouted ‘coming for you politicians’ before he was put in a police van and driven away,

He was put in a police van and driven away, witnesses said. The suspect was bundled to the cobbles of New Palace Yard, not far from where Westminster terror attack Khalid Masood murdered PC Keith Palmer last year. The incident, which is not currently being treated as terror-related, will raise further questions about security around the […]

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European Court of Justice rules UK can unilaterally cancel Brexit ECJ declares UK can revoke Article 50 as parliamentary vote on British PM Theresa May’s Brexit deal approaches.

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European Court of Justice rules UK can unilaterally cancel Brexit ECJ declares UK can revoke Article 50 as parliamentary vote on British PM Theresa May’s Brexit deal approaches.

The UK is due to leave the EU on March 29, 2019, almost three years after it voted to leave the bloc [File: Getty Images] The European Union‘s top court has ruled that Britain may unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the bloc. In a judgment delivered on Monday, the European Court of Justice said the United Kingdom could revoke […]

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